Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Libyan Spicy Fish (Haraimi)

Yield:6 Servings
6 cloves, peeled, crushed
1/2 Tbsp. ground cumin
salt, to taste
juice of 1 lemon
2 lbs. fillet of red snapper, grouper or cod
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 medium onion, finely chopped
2 Tbsp. tomato puree
2 tomatoes , roughly chopped
1 tsp. chili powder
1/2 tsp. ground turmeric
1 tsp. caraway seeds

1. Mix together the crushed garlic, cumin, salt and lemon in a small mixing bowl.Pour into a
resealable plastic bag and place the fish fillets in it .Shake the bag until the fish fillets are
evenly coated.Leave to marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

2. Heat the olive oil in a pan over medium high heat. Add the chopped onion, tomato puree,
chili powder, turmeric and caraway seeds.Stir for about 5-6 minutes .Add 1 cup of water
then add the fish to the pan along with the marinade.Cover and cook fish for an additional 10
to 12 minutes or until fish begins to flake.

3. Remove fish from pan and serve immediately.
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